Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933

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E.W. Kemble (1861-1933), American cartoonist and illustrator.

From the description of Letters to Ellis D. Robb, 1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863177

Illustrator, cartoonist and writer.

From the description of Edward Windsor Kemble drawings, 1888 [and undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80910799

Kemble, an American cartoonist and caricaturist, illustrated many of the Uncle Remus stories by Joel Chandler Harris, as well as the annotated Mark Twain books, Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. He also produced numerous social satire images portraying African American characters.

From the description of Gideon Nigerdemus Exodus Isler : sketch, 1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863249

Kemble was born on Jan. 18, 1861 in Sacramento, CA; was educated in New York public schools; began contributing illustrations and cartoons to magazines and weekly periodicals in 1881, including Collier's, Harper's weekly, and Scribner's; illustrated Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn in 1883, also illustrating Uncle Tom's cabin, Pudd'nhead Wilson, and Colonel Carter of Cartersville; also authored books, including Kemble's coons (1896), Comical coons (1898), and A pickaninny calendar (1900); he died on Sept. 19, 1933.

From the description of Collection of illustrated books, ca. 1881-1933. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40976895

Biography

Kemble was born on January 18, 1861 in Sacramento, California; was educated in New York public schools; began contributing illustrations and cartoons to magazines and weekly periodicals in 1881, including Collier's, Harper's weekly, and Scribner's ; illustrated Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn in 1883, also illustrating Uncle Tom's cabin, Pudd'nhead Wilson, and Colonel Carter of Cartersville ; also authored books, including Kemble's coons (1896), Comical coons (1898), and A pickaninny calendar (1900); he died on September 19, 1933.

From the guide to the E.W. Kemble Collection of Illustrated Books, ca. 1881-1933, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Appleton-Century mss., 1846-1962 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933. Letters to Ellis D. Robb, 1931. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Political cartoons: Original cartoon drawings, 1896-1942. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Bailey, Vernon Howe, 1874-1953. [NYPL scrapbooks]. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935. Francis Wilson papers, 1875-1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898. Collection: 1880-1893. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933. Edward Windsor Kemble drawings, 1888 [and undated]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933. Gideon Nigerdemus Exodus Isler : sketch, 1904. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection of American children's literature, 1640-2001 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn American artists autographs, 1837-1860. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Webster, Jean, 1876-1916,. Samuel L. Clemens papers, 1807-1975, 1853-1909 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Webster, Jean, 1876-1916,. Samuel L. Clemens papers, 1796-1984, 1853-1909 (bulk). Vassar College
creatorOf Century illustrated monthly magazine. Century Magazine letters, 1870-1918. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Papers of Mark Twain [manuscript], 1862-1946, bulk 1872-1910. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898. Papers of Richard Malcolm Johnston [manuscript], 1880-1893. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf E.W. Kemble Collection of Illustrated Books, ca. 1881-1933 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
creatorOf Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, 1832-1898. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson collection of papers, [1851?]-1932 bulk (1864-1897). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933. Letter from Edward Windsor Kemble [manuscript], 1917 November 1. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jack Kapp Collection, circa 1900-1949, 1942-1948 Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. Edward Windsor Kemble 1861-1933 biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933. Illustrations for Mark Twain stories, 1870, 1898. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Francis Wilson papers, 1875-1958 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908. Papers of Joel Chandler Harris, 1881-1908. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933. The Colonel's Doorstep [manuscript], ca.1891. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Charles Lutwidge Dodgson collection of papers, 1851?]-1932, 1864-1897 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909. Letters of Frederic Remington [manuscript], 1888-ca.1908. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933. Collection of illustrated books, ca. 1881-1933. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Card, Helen L. (Helen Luise). Metropolitan Museum of Art scrapbooks on American illustrators, 1870-1938. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1859-1911. University of Pennsylvania Library
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associatedWith Card, Helen L. (Helen Luise) person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Century illustrated monthly magazine. corporateBody
associatedWith Coca-Cola Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith D. Appleton-Century Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, 1832-1898. person
associatedWith Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898. person
associatedWith Jones, Harrison, 1887-1967. person
associatedWith Kapp, Jack, 1901-1949 person
associatedWith Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909. person
associatedWith Robb, Ellis D. person
associatedWith Shirley, Betsy Beinecke. person
associatedWith Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915. person
associatedWith Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. person
associatedWith Webster, Jean, 1876-1916, person
associatedWith Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935. person
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United States
American
Subject
Commercial art
Art, Modern--20th century
African American wit and humor
Cartoonists
Authors, American
Illustrators
Illustrators--Archival resources
Occupation
Artists
Illustrators--United States--Archival resources
Authors, American
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Birth 1861-01-18

Death 1933-09-19

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